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Engineer, Municipal Engineering
Business Line Infrastructure
ID # 13212
Job Type Permanent - Full Time
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WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe.  In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We’re among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP :

  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

 


 

WHITEHORSE

WSP   is currently seeking a  motivated Project Engineer to join our growing Whitehorse Municipal Infrastructure team   .  Reporting to the Branch Manager, this position will be responsible to work on municipal projects with a focus on public clients involving water and wastewater systems, and storm water management. With the growing workload and broad range of services WSP offers, this position offers a wide range of project experience and opportunity for rapid career growth for a driven individual.

WSP has been providing engineering services to our Yukon clients since the early 2000’s and has maintained an office in Whitehorse since 2012 with an engineering staff who reside and live in Whitehorse delivering innovative planning, design, construction, and project management.

WSP’s success in the Yukon is a result of our commitment to building long-term partnerships in the area and working alongside clients who can depend on the efforts of our responsive team to help them achieve their project objectives. Our partnerships succeed not only because we offer technically superior solutions that contribute to healthy and vibrant community, but because our experienced staff are passionate and committed about what they do.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Preliminary and Detailed Design of civil works for water supply systems, sanitary sewers, and stormwater systems including linear works, valves chambers, and pump stations;
  • Modelling and planning studies for water, sanitary, and stormwater;
  • Construction services including site inspection and Contract Administration;
  • Manage multidisciplinary projects and project teams;
  • Business development; and
  • Other duties as assigned.
 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • An undergraduate degree in civil engineering or environmental engineering from an accredited university;
  • Professional Engineer designation with 1- 4+ years of planning and design of municipal infrastructure with emphasis on major water, wastewater and drainage projects;
  • Professional Engineer or eligibility for registration in APEY is required; and
  • Strong communication (written and verbal), interpersonal and teamwork skills.

We are always looking for great talent in Whitehorse, and if you feel your resume doesn’t fit the experience detailed above but are interested in working with us, send us a cover letter and resume anyways and someone will reach out to you.

#LI-KS

 

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

WSP Canada Inc.

 

Whitehorse, YT

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